Coxcomb Mountains

Coxcomb Mountains
Coxcomb Mountains
Mountain Range
Country United States
State California
District Riverside County
Coordinates 33°56′12.047″N 115°20′30.936″W / 33.93667972°N 115.34192667°W / 33.93667972; -115.34192667
Highest point
 - elevation 564 m (1,850 ft)
Timezone Pacific (UTC-8)
 - summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Topo map USGS Coxcomb Mountains
location of Coxcomb Mountains in California [1]

The Coxcomb Mountains are located in Riverside County, California, where the higher Mojave Desert and lower elevation Colorado Desert region of the Sonoran Desert ecosystems and habitats meet. The Coxcomb range is within the eastern section of Joshua Tree National Park, east of the Eagle Mountains, north of Interstate 10 and southeast of the Sheep Hole Mountains and east of Twentynine Palms.



The Coxcomb Mountains reach an elevation of 4,416 feet (1,346 m) inside the park at Aqua Peak. The Mountains are located at latitude - longitude coordinates or GPS coordinates of N 33.93668 and W -115.341927.[2]

Joshua Tree National Park

The Coxcomb Mountains are the most rugged and perpendicular mountains within Joshua Tree National Park. Being in the park's wildest and least-visited northeast corner, their relative isolation protects their wilderness habitat. There are trails to hike and explore the area.[3]

See also


  • California Road and Recreation Atlas, 2005, pg. 113

External links

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